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Airframe and Powerplant Aviation Mechanics • Associate in Applied Science

Occupational Program

Colleague Code: AAS.AMECH

Curriculum Code: ACM 210

Program Information:

  • This program provides students with the opportunity to obtain the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airframe and Powerplant certificate.
  • Emphasis on hands-on experience with the repair and maintenance of modern engines and airframes.
  • This applied science program of study must be taken in its entirety to meet degree requirements.

For Program Information Contact:

Workforce Institute at 217-544-4965 or 217-786-9103 or see a Student Success Coach.

Recommended Course Sequence:

First Semester:

AVI 103Aviation Fundamentals

3

AVI 106Basic Aircraft Electrical Systems

3

AVI 107Aircraft Cleaning and Corrosion

2

AVI 108Materials and Processes

2

AVI 109Safety, Ground Operations and Servicing

2

AVI 110Forms, Records and Publications

3

AVI 199Aviation Mathematics and Physics

2

Second Semester:

AVI 111Welding, Assembly and Rigging

4

AVI 113Wood Structures, Aircraft Coverings and Aircraft Finishes

2

AVI 114Composites, Sheet Metal, Structures and Fabrication

5

AVI 115Aircraft Electrical Systems

3

AVI 116Ice and Rain Control Systems and Fire Protection Systems

2

AVI 117Aircraft Instrumentation and Position Warning Systems

2

AVI 118Communication, Navigation and Cabin Atmosphere Control Systems

2

AVI 119Hydraulic, Pneumatic, Landing Gear and Fuel Systems

3

AVI 120Airframe Inspection

2

Third Semester:

AVI 121Propellers

2

AVI 122Engine Lubrication and Cooling Systems

2

AVI 123Engine Systems

3

AVI 126Engine Fuel and Fuel Metering Systems

2

AVI 127Engine Ignition and Electrical Systems

2

AVI 129Reciprocating Engines

5

AVI 130Turbine Engines

5

AVI 131Powerplant Inspection and Review

3

 

EGL 103Career Communications

3

Fourth Semester:

EGL 106Technical and Professional Communication II

3

OR

CMN 104Interpersonal Communication

3

TEM 103Vocational-Technical Math

3

or a higher math elective

3-5

TES 121Technical Shop Physics

3

OR

PHY 100Conceptual Physics

3

Humanities, Fine Arts or Social Science Elective

3

Course Requirements:

Required General Education Courses

 

 

EGL 103Career Communications

3

 

EGL 106Technical and Professional Communication II

3

OR

CMN 104Interpersonal Communication

3

 

TEM 103Vocational-Technical Math

3

or a higher math elective

3-5

TES 121Technical Shop Physics

3

OR

PHY 100Conceptual Physics

3

Humanities, Fine Arts or Social Science Elective

3

Total Credit Hours:15-17

Note: For students wishing to transfer to a four-year university, they should pursue a pathway that substitutes EGL 101 and 102 for EGL 103 and 106 or CMN 104. Contact your transfer institution and student success coach for guidance on transferable general education coursework.

Required Program Courses

AVI 103Aviation Fundamentals

3

AVI 106Basic Aircraft Electrical Systems

3

AVI 107Aircraft Cleaning and Corrosion

2

AVI 108Materials and Processes

2

AVI 109Safety, Ground Operations and Servicing

2

AVI 110Forms, Records and Publications

3

AVI 111Welding, Assembly and Rigging

4

AVI 113Wood Structures, Aircraft Coverings and Aircraft Finishes

2

AVI 114Composites, Sheet Metal, Structures and Fabrication

5

AVI 115Aircraft Electrical Systems

3

AVI 116Ice and Rain Control Systems and Fire Protection Systems

2

AVI 117Aircraft Instrumentation and Position Warning Systems

2

AVI 118Communication, Navigation and Cabin Atmosphere Control Systems

2

AVI 119Hydraulic, Pneumatic, Landing Gear and Fuel Systems

3

AVI 120Airframe Inspection

2

AVI 121Propellers

2

AVI 122Engine Lubrication and Cooling Systems

2

AVI 123Engine Systems

3

AVI 126Engine Fuel and Fuel Metering Systems

2

AVI 127Engine Ignition and Electrical Systems

2

AVI 129Reciprocating Engines

5

AVI 130Turbine Engines

5

AVI 131Powerplant Inspection and Review

3

AVI 199Aviation Mathematics and Physics

2